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Benefits of Lavender


The most important health benefits of lavender include its ability to relieve stress, improve and soothe the mood, promote restful sleep, lower skin irritation, prevent infections, reduce inflammation, eliminate dandruff, and soothe stomach bloating and maintain health. Our Lavender soap is soothing and free of the harmful chemicals used in so many of the mass marketed consumer products found today. Sapo Company believes in only the best. We promote what is good, clean, fresh, healing. No snake oils allowed. 

 

What is Lavender?Lavender has many uses. Lavender can be used in food, fragrances, cosmetics, oils, soaps, and herbal medicines. Lavender is the most unique and beautiful sent in the world. 

One of the problems with lavender is that it can grow and spread quickly, which is why it is considered a weed in certain parts of the world. As a culinary element, it is used in salad dressings, honey infused, sauces, drinks, teas, and as a flavoring spice for a number of cultural dishes. Lavender essential oil is highly sought after and widely available. 

Health Benefits of Lavender

Reduces Anxiety & Stress

The scent and flavor of lavender is wonderful. What is so beneficial to your health is the wide range of health benefits with use of lavender. 

According to a research by Shahin Akhondzadeh , there are a number of methods of using lavender to soothe anxiety and stress.  We have a lot of stress. The natural organic compounds in its leaves and flowers can be ground between the fingers and then rubbed onto the temples. This topical application can soothe the body and mind by relieving anxious thoughts and balancing the mood. Apart from this topical application, you can also brew lavender tea and achieve much the same effect. The antioxidant components in it can impact the endocrine system to lower the levels of stress hormones in the body.

A closeup view of a beautiful lavender flowers

Treats Sleep Issues

If you regularly struggle with insomnia,  apnea or restless sleep patterns, it can negatively impact your life, as suggested by a research published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. By brewing a few lavender flowers in hot water, you can steep a wonderful tea that has been used to induce sleep and relaxation for thousands of years. This is closely linked to the flower’s impact on the nervous system, and can also help clear your mind of negative thoughts. It is commonly used in meditation and its essential oils are used in aromatherapy.

Anti-inflammatory Qualities

Everyone is looking for a reliable way to relax the body and mind, and lavender takes care of both. If you add these flowers to your bathwater and take a nice long soak, the anti-inflammatory components can help in reducing the inflammation, according to a research published by S. Sosa in the University of Trieste, Italy. The antioxidant properties of lavender are also quite potent and it is one of the most trusted applications of its flowers.

Skin Care

An easy, mobile way to always take care of your skin is to fill a spray bottle with lavender flowers.  When your skin is feeling dry or irritated, simply spray some of the infused water on the area and enjoy the quick relief that it provides. This can also work for chronic conditions like psoriasis or eczema, and acne.

Antiseptic Ability

Although many people turn to lavender for relaxation and aromatherapeutic applications, its effect on treating infection is impressive, to say the least. Many people apply crushed leaves on a skin injury for quick healing. 



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